The Southeast’s Premier Santa Claus for Hire – Available To Meet Your Event Needs Year-Round!
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Santa Rick is the recognized premier Santa for corporate and private events across the Southeastern U.S.
Santa Rick first set his boots on the path towards a Santa career in 1968 and has been perfecting his persona ever since. With sparkling blue eyes, rosy cheeks and a jolly personality, Santa Rick is the embodiment of the true “Spirit of Santa”. He truly believes that “the world belongs to the children” and he loves to bring hope and joy into the lives of all he meets. His enthusiasm for the magic and wonder of the Christmas season is infectious and will leave children and adults alike believing that they have just spent time with the real Santa.
As the Santa of the Atlanta Braves and the Atlanta Falcons since 2013, he is an ambassador of the Christmas spirit to thousands of fans each year. A committed member of the community, Santa Rick has volunteered for several organizations including Big Brothers of America, Boy Scouts of America, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Toys for Tots, United Cerebral Palsy, and the Georgia Aquarium. When he’s not delighting children and adults alike, Santa Rick mentors and serves as a booking agent around the country to assist other Santas and help ensure their success within the Santa industry.
A consummate professional, Santa Rick has instructed at several prestigious Santa schools where he consistently demonstrates and advocates professionalism and integrity in the Santa industry. He founded his own school, the Northern Lights Santa Academy, with a goal of educating, preparing, and energizing student Santas for the monumental responsibility of being Santa Claus.
Santa Rick has an independent third-party background check conducted annually and carries a $2,000,000 Santa liability insurance policy.
His professional affiliations include: International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas, Georgia Metro Santas
Peachtree Santas, Central Georgia Santas, Conyers Santas, Real Bearded Santas of North Georgia, the National Beard Registry, and the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce.
When he is not at the North Pole, Santa Rick enjoys gardening, singing, metal detecting on the beach, and volunteering.
Santa Rick would love to work with you to fulﬁll your holiday needs and wishes. Please call him at (404) 936-2888 to make your holiday experience unforgettable and make your Christmas event the best ever!